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Level Up Your Standing Desk By Adding a Balance Board

Standing desks are great for you, but adding a balance board to the mix is a low-intensity way of strengthening your core and leg muscles while you fill out spreadsheets and expense reports. This one from Gaiam is designed specifically for standing desks, and it’s never been cheaper than it is today. Read more… Continue […]

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How to Get Into Speed Skating 

If speeding down a long lane of ice seems like your thing, or hugging tight corners while trying to get ahead of whoever is leading the pack, maybe you should consider lacing up a pair of speed skates. You don’t have to have Olympic-size thighs to try it out, although that would certainly help. I […]

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Bodybuilding Hell Week: Work Out The Same Muscle Every Single Day

Please keep an open mind to what you’re about to read here. I work out in all different styles and throughout the years, I’ve experimented with a lot in the gym. The funny thing is that much of what I would have told you was pure nonsense years ago; I’d tell you the exact opposite […]

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Everything You Need to Know Before You Start Triathlon Training 

If you only do one of the sports in a triathlon—swimming, cycling, or running—you’re safe for now. But as soon as you take up a second, a thought begins to sprout in the back of your mind. What if I did a triathlon? it whispers. I would only have to learn one more thing.Read more… […]

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Get Fit In the New Year With These Adjustable Dumbbells, Down to $100 For the First Time Ever

If you can’t be bothered to schlep to the gym during the winter, you can still keep in shape at home with this cleverly designed PowerBlock dumbbell set. Each dumbbell adjusts from 3 to 24 pounds in 3-pound increments with just the flick of a selector pin, so it’s basically like a complete weight rack […]

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Fitness Professionals: What Do You Wish People Knew About Your Job?

To be a better customer—or at least one that’s not too annoying—it helps to know what it’s like being on the other side. Let’s educate future trainees looking to get fit! If you’re a fitness trainer or class instructor, or have been one in the past, we want to hear from you.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Go to a Climbing Gym Without a Partner

Imagine yourself at a climbing wall: you head straight up, carefully grasping each handhold and foothold, a rope connecting a harness around your hips to a pulley above. The only problem: you don’t know who’s going to be on the ground holding the other end of that rope. And so, like many would-be climbers, you […]

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How to Help Your Friends Reach Their Fitness Goals (Without Joining Them in the Gym)

Buddying up can help you reach your fitness resolutions—or whatever goal you happen to be chasing. But you don’t have to work out together to help each other (couples, breathe a sigh of relief). Try one of these to support your friend:Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Help Your Friends Reach Their Fitness Goals (Without Joining Them in the Gym)

Buddying up can help you reach your fitness resolutions—or whatever goal you happen to be chasing. But you don’t have to work out together to help each other (couples, breathe a sigh of relief). Try one of these to support your friend:Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Recover After Your Workouts With This One-Day Amazon Sale

I know, I know, another January Amazon fitness sale. But this exercise recovery promotion includes a bunch of items we haven’t seen discounted yet this year, including a bunch of foam rollers and Blender Bottles, to go along with the typical assortment of supplements. A few of our favorites are below, but head over to…Read […]

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